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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Friday, February 4, 2011

Words Mean so Much...

What was your favorite Valentine's Day gift?
A few years ago I received a gorgeous, leather Coach purse from my sweetie. I was afraid to use it. I knew it was very expensive and I was afraid I would spill something on it, lose it, that someone would steal it, etc. It sat in the box for many days. I am quite sure that I hurt my husband's feelings, although that was not my intention. I told him that I really needed to return it. It was just too. much. money. You know what he told me? He told me that he loved me and that I was worth. it. I deserved special things. This, my friends, was my favorite gift. The words. The man that I adore telling me that I was very special to him, even though I don't often feel that way about myself. I did return the purse and found one that I loved that was more reasonable BUT I will never forget how my sweetie made me feel. So very loved.


Hearts Turned said...

What a wonderfully sweet husband you have....I think you should keep him!

Such a lovely story...so glad you shared it. Loving words really ARE what's most important.

Hope your day is just beautiful!


Tristan said...

so so so sweet Lori!

Peggy said...

love it!

theUngourmet said...

What a sweet gift and a sweet memory. I don't think I could bring myself to use that bad either. I'm just a simple girl with simple tastes. ;)

Have a wonderful weekend!

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Lori
Your Jeff is such a special person, just like you :)
Love you both

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Aw, what a sweet memory. No wonder that was your favorite gift. : )
Happy V-Day!
Mary Lou

April said...

Your hubby sounds like a real keeper, for sure! Sounds like he knows exactly how to make you HAPPY!

Robin Beck said...

AWWWWWW! How sweet! AND yes, you are worth it and so much more!

Words mean more to me then gifts any day. I love when Tim leaves me notes everywhere (even on the toilet paper!)


amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

I do the same thing. And my hubby always says I'm worth it....just don't know what he sees in me! ;)

jennykate77 said...

Sweet words are priceless!

I'm a fan of the Coach purse too. :)

HOpe you're having a great week! ARe you guys getting this next round of snow like we are??

Yarni Gras! said...

what a sweet story!

aimee said...

that is a very special valentines. what a great husband you have. have a wonderful valentines with your sweets.